Born in the Caribbean island of Trinidad, Cheyenne Gold is a racialized settler Canadian multi-disciplinary artist. She is no stranger to the stage, as a dance artist with over 15 years of experience. Known for her career as an independent dance teacher/choreographer in the Greater Toronto Area, some also know Cheyenne through the world of public speaking and spoken word. She is a proud multi-hyphenate with a cross-cultural identity who believes in the power of thinking, acting, and creating across disciplines.
Her approach as an artist is unique, given she has a BA degree in Global Studies, giving her an international lens through which she views creation as limitless. She has collaborated with some of Toronto’s top talent including Danilyon, TOBi, Haviah Mighty, With Prophet, Devon Tracy, and Shad, and her dancing has been recognized by Soca artists Bunji Garlin and Kes, and internationally-acclaimed artists Walshy Fire of Major Lazer and Mr. Eazi.
Her work as an all-rounded artist, whether it be on stage or behind the scenes, aims to highlight and make space for under-represented voices and to create spaces and experiences that foster and celebrate authentic self-expression. In her present career, she is focused on designing mindful human-centred learning experiences and she is the Owner & Designer of XINA, a brand of upcycled wearable art with a focus on eco-conscious solutions and environmental education.